Infographic Feb 28, 2020 | By Molly Campbell, Science Writer, Technology Networks
The field of pharmacogenomics explores the role of the entire human genome and epigenetics in determining an individual's drug response. This information can be extremely important in personalized medicine.
Download this infographic to learn about:
- The field of pharmacogenomics
- How genes can impact the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of a therapeutic compound
- Specific examples of compounds that elicit different effects in different people based on their genome
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